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problem they're incredibly passionate about solving like cancer or clean energy. they have the "x" factor. we get venture capitalists to come in and see are these people going to stick with it through the trails and tribulations, can they actually build it, do they have good team dynamics. it's that they can learn quickly. >> what's that question, that one dealmaker or breaker you ask every entrepreneur. >> we ask when will you give up? >> good question. >> it seems the correct answer is never. >> no, definitely not. the thing is there's more -- if they'll never give up, then they're never going to learn. they have to know the right kind of mix of confidence, stubbornness, and the ability to learn quickly and change. >> i notice it's a dot org so what's the money-making process behind it? >> we're a nonprofit. we get a lot of community support. we have partnerships with guys like microsoft and cisco, organizations like the kaufman foundation funds us and stanford and stanford's hospital gave us a big grant recently. >> entrepreneurs, if they're going to a program, do they give you
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